I Hear My Own Voice in Voice Chat

Updated: 6 months ago
Article ID: 26573
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Common Problems

I hear my own voice when using WoW voice chat.
Voice chat has an echo.

Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

  1. Open the Control Panel, then click Hardware and Sound.
  2. Click Manage audio devices.
  3. Highlight your sound card's output lines (usually Speakers), then click Properties.
  4. Click the Levels tab, then mute the Microphone.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Control Panel, then click Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices.
  2. Click Sounds and Audio Devices.
  3. Under Device Volume, click Advanced.
  4. A sound mixer should pop up. Click Options, then Properties.
  5. Using the dropdown menu, select the device that your speakers or headphones are attached to. Click Playback, then check the Microphone checkbox. Click OK.
  6. Mute the Microphone on your sound mixer.